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    What is the government's new net-zero policy, and will it work?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 5:16

    After months of internal deliberations and years of Coalition infighting a climate policy has been settled, for Scott Morrison to take to COP26 in Glasgow.

    Inquiry looks at victims' experiences of crime to improve justice system

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 4:53

    A new inquiry is inviting victims of crime who have struggled to navigate the justice system in Victoria to share their experiences.

    Skiers mark 100 days to Beijing Winter Olympics

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 4:13

    Australian athletes are preparing to head overseas as they chase the cold weather for preparations ahead of the Beijing Winter Games.

    SBS On the Money: How rising inflation will force interest rates higher and sooner

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 14:29

    SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves speaks with AMP Capital's Diana Mousina and Credit Suisse's Mike Jenneke about what today's inflation data means for consumer prices, interest rates and the sharemarket.

    Daniel Andrews rules out unvaccinated players at the Australian Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 4:33

    Noval Djokovic has refused to say if he's vaccinated and has campaigned against mandatory vaccinations on the tennis circuit.

    Health systems under critical strain from COVID-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 4:15

    Pressure has become extreme in Afghanistan and Russia, while European hospitals are concerned by the approaching influenza season.

    Half of Afghanistan's population face acute hunger

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 4:37

    The UN warns of food shortages in Afghanistan as UK defence minister says the fall of Kabul was a political, not a military failure.

    Crown keeps gaming licence in Vic but remains under close scrutiny

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 5:02

    The inquiry into Crown Resorts has released its final report, giving the casino giant two years and a number of recommendations to help it improve its corporate governance.

    PM to take carbon neutrality by 2050 to climate summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 3:42

    After months of negotiations the final Coalition deal has been revealed for political and scientific scrutiny.

    Vaccination gap for people with low English language proficiency is closing

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 5:34

    Removing barriers to the COVID-19 vaccination program remains a key focus in communities where vaccination rates are lagging behind the overall figures.

    The US and Venezuela lift major COVID restrictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 3:49

    The world is just five months away from living amid a pandemic for two years, and some countries are finally easing major restrictions for a sense of normality.

    Sudan's prime minister and other leaders have been arrested in a military coup

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 5:43

    Sudan's military has seized power, dissolving the transitional government hours after troops arrested prime minister Abdalla Hamdok and other senior officials.

    Mexico's decision to decriminalise abortion sees powerful opposition

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 3:57

    The decriminalisation of abortion comes after many years of campaigning and calls for change by women's rights and reproductive health groups in Mexico.

    Nationals secure extra Cabinet spot in return for climate compliance

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 3:23

    After years of politically deadly internal division, the Coalition has finally come to an agreed position on combating climate change.

    COVID, regional cooperation heading agenda at ASEAN summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 6:08

    Brunei is hosting the annual ASEAN summit virtually, with three days of meetings to be held by video due to ongoing coronavirus concerns.

    NSW students return to campus but some of their teachers remain unvaccinated

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 6:25

    Teachers had been given until the 8th of November to be fully vaccinated but with the return-to-school date brought forward, some are still not protected.

    SBS On the Money: Government helps Telstra buy Pacific telco assets

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 12:33

    The government is assisting Telstra to buy Pacific infrastructure assets, but is it a move to stop China from expanding it's reach? SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves speaks with Telstra CEO Andy Penn, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Infrastructure Dan

    COVID-19 flares up in China

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 3:55

    China has been quick to increase restrictions on movement in the run-up to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in February.

    Nationals back net zero 2050 target with safeguards

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 5:01

    It's a major breakthrough for Scott Morrison, ahead of his appearance at the crucial United Nationals global climate summit in Glasgow.

    Regional NSW prepares for reopening and tourism

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 3:01

    But many people are nervous, with fears travelling Sydneysiders could put vulnerable regional populations at risk.

    New vaccine campaign launches as Victoria eases more restrictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 5:03

    The Federal Government's new ad targets the remaining pockets of the population who are unvaccinated against COVID-19.

    The world waits for climate pledges

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 5:19

    This time next week, world leaders will be arriving in Glasgow for the COP 26 climate summit, a pivotal moment for the health of the planet.

    Calls for film set safety review following US shooting tragedy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 4:04

    US Court documents show actor Alec Baldwin was told the gun he fired was safe. It was not.

    Melbourne marks its first weekend out of lockdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 4:13

    The Victorian capital exited its sixth and final lockdown as Queensland launches a vaccination blitz.

    EU leaders bid farewell to Merkel at summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 3:18

    The summit was her 107th as Germany's chancellor, and likely her last as she prepares to depart office.

    New guidelines for legal workplaces to improve cultural diversity

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 8:20

    While it's hoped it will help to make the profession to become more inclusive and representative of Australian society, lawyers from diverse cultural backgrounds say it's just part of the solution.

    Families of Beirut blast victims call on Australia to help get international probe

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 10:43

    The families of those killed say they now fear for their own safety, amid violent protests in Lebanon against the investigation and mounting political interference in the probe.

    Education minister's concerns over draft national curriculum draw criticism

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 2:54

    Alan Tudge says elements of the draft national school curriculum would paint a negative view of Western history but First Nations educators, among others, see it differently.

    ICAC investigates possible breach of public trust by Berejiklian

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 6:19

    A corruption inquiry is examining whether former NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian breached public trust by supporting two projects proposed by her then secret boyfriend, the former member for Wagga Wagga, Daryl Maguire.

    SBS On the Money: How the flying experience will change

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 9:40

    Aviation expert Trevor Jensen tells how flying internationally will be different as Qantas brings forward more flight schedules with Australia's border restrictions continuing to ease.

    Australian makes the world's top ten teacher shortlist

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 3:24

    The prestigious Global Teacher Prize has finalised its top ten teachers from around the globe - and one of them is from Australia.

    Is emergence from lockdown an ideal time to expand a business?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 4:50

    Small Business Secrets meets a man who may be Australia's most optimistic restaurateur.

    Melbourne emerges from lockdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 7:39

    Midnight celebrations kicked off the end of the city's record-breaking pandemic restrictions.

    Police officer who shot Australian woman sentenced to 57 months in jail

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 6:35

    A former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman after she called 9-1-1 to report a possible rape behind her home has been sentenced on a lesser charge after his murder conviction was overturned.

    G20 countries ordered to fulfill their COVID-19 vaccine sharing responsibilities

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 4:21

    The WHO's ambassador for Global Health Financing Gordon Brown says if vaccines are not transferred quickly, they will expire and potentially be wasted.

    NZ, UK agree to trade deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 4:12

    It comes only months after a similar British agreement with Australia as the UK pivots away from its reliance on commerce with the European Union.

    Government under fire over unprecedented decision to block Porter inquiry

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 3:20

    The former Attorney-General took anonymous donations to help fund his defamation action, and says he doesn't know who gave him the money.

    The haircut that helped hit the big time: Shafali Verma

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 3:54

    At just 17 years of age Shafali Verma is a cricket star on the rise.

    Australia facing increasing diplomatic pressure over climate inaction

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 4:56

    One of America's top diplomats is warning that simply committing to net zero by 2050 at COP26 may not be enough.

    Home or office - where do people perform at their best?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 5:44

    As millions of people across Australia prepare to return to the office, new research from Macquarie University shows where workers perform at their best - and their worst.

    Melbourne emerges from lockdown - again - despite high COVID case numbers

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 4:18

    Melbourne's latest lockdown ends at midnight with Victoria reaching its 70 per cent double dose vaccination target.

    SBS On the Money: Supermarkets mandating staff vaccinations

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 9:00

    Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci speaks about why the retailer is asking its staff to get fully vaccinated, plus SBS Finance Editor Ricardo Gonçalves speaks with Marcus Today Portofilo Manager Henry Jennings about the day's market action.

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    UK is warned to brace for a surge in coronavirus cases

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 6:59

    Top health officials are warning that Britain's health system risks being overwhelmed unless more measures are introduced to slow the spread of COVID-19.

    Shooter pleads guilty to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 6:05

    The man who killed 17 people in a Valentine's Day massacre in 2018 at a Florida high school has pleaded guilty in a United States court.

    Family claim Taliban murdered a man because of his work with Australia

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 3:03

    Labor's foreign affairs spokeswoman Penny Wong says concerns around the safety of Afghans spoke to the need for more to be done to secure their safety.

    Doctors fear Australians with osteoporosis are not getting diagnosed

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 3:15

    A survey of 88,000 Australians has found nearly 40% are at risk of developing osteoporosis, and it's not just affecting the elderly.

    How do coal mining-reliant towns view a phased-down fossil fuel future?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 3:39

    Fossil fuels will be a major theme of the COP-26 conference in Glasgow, and Australia's reliance on coal is likely to be scrutinised.

    Pandemic panic-buying has hindered food provision to needy Australians

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 4:08

    Foodbank Australia's annual Hunger Report has found one in six adults in Australia hasn't had enough to eat in the last year.

    Australia reaches 70% vaccination target

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 4:58

    It means Australia can move to the next stage of its re-opening plan as each state and territory reaches the 70 per cent target.

    Delta variant continues to infect thousands in poorer countries

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 5:58

    Those governments now have to make the decision to either remain locked down or open up.

    Denmark's ambitious plans to tackle climate change

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 3:52

    The island of Samsø produces more renewable energy from wind turbines than it uses, and its residents are adopting all kinds of new technology

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